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The Marburg institute of pathology was established 1867 and looks at a long and traditional story back. Whit this work, a special time section of the institute is supposed to be described and lauded. It concerns the time around First World War. The institute was led in this time of Leonhard Jores and Walther Berblinger.
With the investigation of the original section protocols of may 1913 until march 1918, the period is examined in which Leonhard Jores director of the Marburger pathology was. The difficulties and peculiarities, with which World War influences on university routine work, apprenticeship and research in the early 20 Century, are supposed to be examined. The story of the arrangement of 1867 to the First World War, staff of the institute and incorporation of the institute in historical context are represented on the basis of archive and literature investigation. The network of pathologist in Germany with connection to Marburg is drawn after. The analysis oft the section protocols shows the variation of the section goods through the fallen soldiers.
The Marburg Institute of pathology had to endure loads considerable in the field of tension of the First World War. Staff deficiency, decline of student numbers and overtime through war victims impeded the everyday life for professor Leonard Jores and his first assistant Walther Berblinger. Both had to do moreover service in reserve infirmaries in Marburg.
Teaching and research were impaired in quality and quantity.